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  • Iraq crisis: Government is prepared to act, says Naresh Gujral 29-06-2014 05:23 PM

    Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral on Sunday said that the central government has assured to act according to the situation in Iraq. "We are told that our people are safe. Government is prepared," he added. ...
  • Unlike Gandhis, Badal family has been elected by people: Harsimrat Kaur 30-04-2014 09:29 PM

    Harsimrat Kaur Badal who is sitting SAD MP from Bhatinda said that the Badal family is large family and they have all been elected by the people. ...
  • NDA will win polls and SAD will benefit from it: Harsimrat Kaur 30-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Punjab goes to vote on Wedsnesday. Arun Jaitley is fighting his first election in Amritsar while Bathinda will see the battle of the Badals. ...
  • People angry with SAD government: Manpreet Singh Badal 30-04-2014 10:45 AM

    The Congress candidate from Bhatinda, Manpreet Singh Badal, has said that the ruling Akali Dal government will not be able to fool the people this time. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Punjab 24-04-2014 04:42 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Jyoti Kamal visits various places in Punjab to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Punjab has 13 constituencies which will vote on April 30 in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Watch: SAD, BJP workers fight over a parking spot in Jalandhar 15-03-2014 06:46 PM

    Clash broke out between Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP workers over a parking spot in Jalandhar, Punjab. According to sources, fight erupted between two counselors over a parking spot. Three people were injured in the clashes and the police is probing the incident. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi's comments on the 1984 riots kicks up a storm 29-01-2014 09:10 AM

    Rahul Gandhi's interview to news channel Times Now has kicked up a storm over his comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Rahul had claimed that the Centre had tried to stop the violence unlike the BJP Government in Gujarat which abetted the 2002 riots. In a stinging war of words,...
  • Sarabjit murder: BJP calls for tough diplomatic measures against Pakistan 02-05-2013 11:44 PM

    Many political parties on Thursday condemned the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore hospital and demanded the government should pressurise Pakistan to hand over the body to his family. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-03-2013 11:58 PM

    It took two rounds of all-party meeting on Monday for the political class to move beyond its differences. ...
  • Lowering age of consent will lead to teenage pregnancies: SAD 18-03-2013 05:37 PM

    The key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep it at 18 years. ...
  • Our stand on FDI is clear, says SAD leader Naresh Gujral 26-09-2012 02:15 PM

    SAD leader Naresh Gujral clarified that what Sukhbir Singh Badal meant was that Central government should have made attempt to take all parties into confidence but that was not done. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had earlier said that his party will back FDI if Centre addresses the...
  • BJP says Akali leaders misquoted on FDI in retail 26-09-2012 12:59 PM

    BJP spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukbhir Singh Badal is being misquoted and that Badal has clarified that FDI will not favour farmers. Earlier, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had said that his party will back FDI if Centre addresses the concerns of...
  • Coalgate: PM must be allowed to speak, says SAD leader Dhindsa 27-08-2012 12:00 PM

    Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said on Monday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must be allowed to make his statement on the coal allocations issue. ...
  • President poll leaves parties, alliances divided 21-06-2012 10:52 PM

    The BJP has made it clear that it is backing PA Sangma, with the support of the Akalis. ...
  • President poll: NDA still a divided house 17-06-2012 10:00 PM

    A divided opposition NDA has been unable to reach a consensus on a candidate to take on the UPA's choice Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • President poll: NDA divided on contesting Pranab Mukherjee 16-06-2012 12:11 PM

    The NDA is divided over taking on Pranab Mukherjee. JD(U), Shiromani Akali Dal are not keen on a contest. Janata Party chief Sumbramaian Swamy, Shiv Sena are keen, but there is a division within the BJP. ...
  • Face-off: Are Operation Blue Star militants being glorified? 06-06-2012 10:54 PM

    The Akalis have sparked off a controversy on the 28th anniversary of Operation Blue star by raising a memorial for the militants killed in the operation and honouring former chief minister Beant Singh's killer. ...
  • Elections 2012: Implications of the post-poll survey 05-03-2012 10:05 PM

    Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said that the high voter turnout has not surprised the Commission. ...
  • Everyone should be under the ambit of Lokpal: SAD 11-12-2011 03:09 PM

    Senior leader of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said that his party supports Anna's movement. ...
  • Battle of the Sardars 06-02-2007 11:36 PM

    Punjab goes to polls on February 13 and the main contest is between the SAD-BJP combine and the Congress. ...